Established in 1986, the Order of the West Range recognizes outstanding alumni of the Pi Kappa Alpha International Fraternity for achievement in their careers, service to society or service to the fraternity.
The Order of the West Range noted Mahony's high research volume in the areas of sport consumer behavior and intercollegiate athletics, with more than 60 published articles in various reference journals, several book chapters and one book.
Winthrop University, "President Dan Mahony Inducted Into Pi Kappa Alpha's Order of the West Range" (2018). Winthrop News 2018. 118.